Thorleifur Agustsson Ph.D

Thorleifur Agustsson
Thorleifur Agustsson

Fish Physiologist PhD., Research Director at RORUM ehf.

Adress: Sundaborg 1, 104 Reykjavík, e-mail:

Thorleifur Agustsson (b.1966) received his BSc degree in biology in 1993 from the University of Iceland, BSc. Honors in fish physiology from the University of Goteborg, Sweden in 2001.

After moving back to Iceland, Thorleifur worked as project manager at deCode Genetics for 3 years before returning back to his main interest being related to aquaculture and environment. Agustsson has over 20 years of experience in research with extensive experience in writing and leading research projects in Iceland and Europe. From year 2014 to 2019 Thorleifur was the research director at marine environment at IRIS AS (NORCE) in Stavanger, Norway.